Grafton Way Building, University College London Hospital
PrizeHonorable Mention in Architectural Design / Healthcare / Wellness
Firm LocationDublin, Ireland
Project location1 Grafton Way, London WC1E 6AS
CompanyScott Tallon Walker Architects in association with Edward Williams Architects
Lead ArchitectSheila Carney & Kevin Bates
Design TeamDesigned by Scott Tallon Walker Architects in association with Edward Williams Architects Bouygues UK (Principal Contractor) CampbellReith (Civil, Structural & Geotechnical Engineer), WSP / CCRD (M
ClientUniversity College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
This new landmark hospital provides 37,000m2 of contemporary facilities and one of just two NHS proton beam therapy centres in the UK, making it one of the leading oncology treatment hospitals in the world.
It is designed to remove stress from the patient journey and support patient recovery. It is characterised by a generosity of space, light, transparency and sensory encounters, to offer a calming environment and respite from the busy city.
A spacious, light- filled atrium brings natural daylight right through the building and into every inpatient room, important for very long-term patients